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Japan's Weekly Blu-ray & CD Rankings for Sep 17 - 23

by dtshyk
Sep 25, 2012 1:13 AM | 70 Comments
Here are the weekly Blu-ray & CD rankings for September 24th - 30th.

Blu-ray
*1, 9,211 *9,211 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai: Add-on Disc
*2, 7,082 *7,082 Hyouka vol.4 Limited Edition
*3, 6,666 *6,666 Dog Days' vol.1 Limited Edition
*4, 6,601 *6,601 Accel World vol.3 Limited Edition
*5, 5,312 *5,312 Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse vol.1 Limited Edition
*6, 5,131 *5,131 Hidamari Sketch x Honeycomb Fan Disc
*7, 4,880 *4,880 Haiyore! Nyaruko-san vol.4 Limited Edition
*8, 4,567 *4,567 Guilty Crown vol.9 Limited Edition
*9, 4,330 *4,330 Inu x Boku SS vol.7 Limited Edition
10, 4,024 *4,024 Aquarion Evol vol.6
11, 3,732 44,853 Fate/Zero 2nd Season
12, 3,539 *3,539 Joshiraku vol.1 Limited Edition
13, 3,351 21,176 Kyoukaisenjou no Horizon II vol.1 Limited Edition
14, 3,068 *3,068 Jormungand vol.4 Limited Edition

DVD
*1, 3,719 *,**3,719 Inu x Boku SS vol.7 Limited Edition
*2, 3,536 *,**3,536 Hakuouki Reimeiroku vol.1 Limited Edition
*3, 3,156 *,*10,810 Kuroko no Basket vol.3
*4, 2,530 *,**2,530 Dog Days' vol.1 Limited Edition
*5, 2,337 *,**2,337 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai: Add-on Disc
*6, 2,228 *,**2,228 Arcana Famiglia vol.1 Limited Edition
*7, 2,069 *,**2,069 Bleach Shingami Daiko Shoshitsu Hen vol.2
*8, 1,478 *,**1,478 Accel World vol.3 Limited Edition
*9, 1,464 *,**1,464 Tsuritama vol.4 Limited Edition
10, 1,338 *,**1,338 Chouyaku Hyakuninisshu: Uta Koi. vol.1 Limited Edition
11, 1,321 *,**1,321 Guilty Crown vol.9 Limited Edition
12, 1,208 *,**1,208 Campione!: Matsurowanu Kamigami to Kamigoroshi no Maou vol.1 Limited Edition
13, 1,196 *,**1,196 Aquarion Evol vol.6
14, 1,110 *,**1,110 Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse vol.1 Limited Edition
15, 1,091 *,**1,091 Hyouka vol.4 Limited Edition
16, 1,085 *,**1,085 Haiyore! Nyaruko-san vol.4 Limited Edition
17, 1,035 *,**1,035 Shirokuma Cafe vol.3
18, 1,018 *,**1,018 Queen's Blade: Rebellion vol.4
19, 1,007 *,**1,007 Koi to Senkyo to Chocolate vol.1 Limited Edition
20, *,905 *,***,905 AKB0048 vol.4
21, *,805 *,***,805 Beelzebub vol.16
22, *,765 1,161,301 Tonari no Totoro
23, *,747 *,***,747 Kono Naka ni Hitori, Imouto ga Iru! vol.1
24, *,685 *,***,685 Kimi to Boku. 2 vol.4 Limited Edition
25, *,682 *,***,682 Joshiraku vol.1 Limited Edition
26, *,669 *,***,669 Hagure Yuusha no Estetica vol.1

Single CD
*3, 24,886 24,886 kuroko Character Song Duet Series vol.3 Shintaro & Kazunari
*4, 17,173 17,173 Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love 1000% Duet CD Reiji & Ranmaru, Ai & Camus
*9, *9,407 *9,407 onod "Lunar Maria"
16, *3,697 15,181 Tiger & Bunny Movie 1: The Beginning "Linear Blue wo Kikinagara"
17, *3,655 68,612 Colorful "Boku ga Boku de Arutame Ni"
18, *3,595 *3,595 Sengoku Collection "Darling to Madonna"
23, *3,039 *3,039 Tiger & Bunny Movie 1: The Beginning "Earth Diver"
35, *1,886 75,069 Sword Art Online "crossing field"
36, *1,875 *1,875 Mardock Scramble: The Third Exhaust "Tsubasa"
37, *1,850 45,316 Joshiraku "Nippon Egao Hyakkei"
45, *1,524 25,849 Kuroko no Basket Character Song Duet Sereis vol.2 Tetsuya & Ryota
49, *1,403 48,102 Kagero Project "Children Code"

Source: Oricon Youtaiju

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King_Zero said:
Just wanna ask if there is any way, I can check the sales of other volumes apart from the 1st one?


You can check this forum thread (Anime Sales in Japan - 2012) for BD+DVD sales and averages in Japan. This is in English.

If you want a closer look at sales for each volume, then the BD/DVD Sales Wiki is helpful. It's in Japanese only though. Not sure, if there's any English equivalent for this...

Sep 27, 2012 3:27 AM by Ejc

Just wanna ask if there is any way, I can check the sales of other volumes apart from the 1st one?

Sep 27, 2012 2:02 AM by Ace_09

RyanSaotome said:
Vylash said:
RyanSaotome said:
shuffleair said:
So can I assume that Binbougami ga! sold less than 2k if it didn't rank this week? D:


Yep. It was projected at about 1300 sales on BD.
disgusting


Not even Sunrise cared much about it. It got little to no budget, and absolutely no marketing. All of their focus was on Horizon and Accel World.
Down with Sunrise!

Sep 25, 2012 7:29 PM by Vylash

saki, jintai = cool

Sep 25, 2012 6:46 PM by Mazzhugeliang

Kiraly said:
Does this mean we'll see Heaven's Feel animated?

And Kuroko is doing awesome, as usual.


Hope so!

Sep 25, 2012 5:47 PM by sagdashin

meh, nice to see Kuroko and Jinrui.

Sep 25, 2012 5:35 PM by iLostReason

fertygo said:
Maybe SAO gonna beat IS average.
jmal said:
fertygo said:
But I do love F/Z visual that seem like animated Visual Novel n the chara design is just like VN sprite even that causing the anime became talking head fiesta. As amateur I maybe enjoying F/Z graphic more than Hyouka .

Fate/Zero and Hyouka both excel visually, but in very different ways. Hyouka's stunning background and environmental art, visually eclectic "deduction" sequences, and insane level of character model consistency are its highlights. Fate/Zero, by the nature of its story, excels (except for the CG, urgh...) in intense action sequences and special effects that really have no place in Hyouka, which is a very different story and genre.
Ufotable's CG is great, why the complain :p
But seriously I only can enjoy CG if come from them (although Gyo is pretty bad)or Sunrise, or some third-party like Orange.

And CG usage in F/Z not just for object, they use it for dynamic camera effect, background etc, the aspect that people liking about F/Z visual.

Ufotable love and excel in those digital aspect. But for traditional animation, Hyouka and KyoAni is a lot more stellar.


Yep,the digital animation of Ufotable is like top tier,the berserker visual was made with 3DCG but his motion with key animation(if the booklet is right),very apropriated for his feature on the novel.
They did a wonderful visual work with openings for games like BRS,F/SN realta nua and the recent pv of Tales of Xillia 2,but they're amateurs in the TV series business,so they got a lot of time constraints doing F/Z,wich explains some derp faces on the key animation.
but yes,they major point is digital work and photography (amazing scenarios) and others elements too.
sorry for my english and for the wall text. hehe

Sep 25, 2012 3:23 PM by JoaoZangetsu

jmal said:
JoaoZangetsu said:
Fate/Zero I BD Box didnt sell almost 50k ?

Seeing lots of questions regarding F/Z's exact sales progression, so here's a week by week rundown:

Week 01: 42,690
Week 02: *4,933
Week 03: no rank
Week 04: no rank
Week 05: **,415 (*2,165 cumulative total over weeks 3-5)
Week 06: **,315
Week 07: no rank
Week 08: no rank
Week 09: no rank
Week 10: no rank
Week 11: **,241 (**,763 cumulative total over weeks 7-11)

1H 2011: **,473

Total: 51,339

Explanation:
There were some weeks where it was outside of the Top 50 data we see ("no rank"), but made it into the top 51-100, and so was still counted by Oricon (but not reported in the sources we have). When it would rank again in the Top 50 some weeks later, a cumulative total would also be included to allow us to fill in the blanks, hence the "cumulative" numbers in parentheses.

The 1H 2011 is the additional copies added by its cumulative total in the Oricon BD ranking for the first half of 2011.


Its strange because the reports on first week was like 49k,other people that i know remembered that too,but in the current reports is like 42k...very confunsing.

Sep 25, 2012 3:03 PM by JoaoZangetsu

Fate/Zero I BD Box didnt sell almost 50k ?

Sep 25, 2012 2:38 PM by JoaoZangetsu

motto Jintai motto! Deserves more, I hope week 2 stays somewhat strong to make up for possible supply shortage. HS DxD season 2 was great news for me, second season of Jintai would be awesome.
<3 Watashi

Sep 25, 2012 12:41 PM by transcendent12

Vylash said:
RyanSaotome said:
shuffleair said:
So can I assume that Binbougami ga! sold less than 2k if it didn't rank this week? D:


Yep. It was projected at about 1300 sales on BD.
disgusting


Not even Sunrise cared much about it. It got little to no budget, and absolutely no marketing. All of their focus was on Horizon and Accel World.

Sep 25, 2012 12:01 PM by RyanSaotome

RyanSaotome said:
shuffleair said:
So can I assume that Binbougami ga! sold less than 2k if it didn't rank this week? D:


Yep. It was projected at about 1300 sales on BD.
disgusting

Sep 25, 2012 11:52 AM by Vylash

fate zero ranked first.
i was expecting this much

Sep 25, 2012 11:26 AM by zheren

glad to see Horizon selling so well, I can see season 3 on its way ~w~

Sep 25, 2012 11:15 AM by PaulNamida

shuffleair said:
So can I assume that Binbougami ga! sold less than 2k if it didn't rank this week? D:


Yep. It was projected at about 1300 sales on BD.

Sep 25, 2012 11:09 AM by RyanSaotome

So can I assume that Binbougami ga! sold less than 2k if it didn't rank this week? D:

Sep 25, 2012 11:02 AM by shuffleair

waiting for KSnH season 3 announcement :3

Sep 25, 2012 9:32 AM by articuzwolf

Jintai close to 5k; YuruYuri 2 close to 8k. I hope these numbers don't drop of too far for the next volumes, as these shows were awesome.

Sep 25, 2012 8:55 AM by AO968

Yuru Yuri and Horizon, FUCK YEA!

Horizon will definitely get a season 3. Yuru Yuri should get one as well since sales are good.

I'm just glad Yuru Yuri sales exceeded the 4-5k expectations!

NEED MORE CHITOSE IN SEASON 3!

Sep 25, 2012 8:53 AM by Yvese

Horizon all the way, baby.

Sep 25, 2012 8:36 AM by Rachmaninow